Safe Equestrian Activities for Schools

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Get the facts about Safe Equestrian Activities

​The handling and riding of horses is a dangerous activity so it's essential schools understand and manage the risks.

Any interaction with horses carries with it a high level of risk. Schools offering equestrian programs need to be aware of the risks and work to balance the educational benefits of this activity with a clear understanding of their legal obligations and duty of care.

This fact sheet has been developed to help schools understand the requirements and meet their obligations.

What's covered

  • Things to consider when conducting a risk assessment
  • How the goals and objectives of a program affect risk
  • Policies and processes
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